David studied Commerce (Finance) and Law
What is one of the best aspects of being an employee at J.P. Morgan?
At J.P. Morgan I work with industry leaders on some of the most high profile, complex and transformational transactions in the market, including mergers, acquisitions and capital raisings. I work, collaborate and learn from exceptionally talented people in a workplace culture that is committed to the growth of its clients and its people. The breadth and depth of talent in a room at any one time is truly extraordinary. J.P. Morgan also offers unparalleled global reach and has enabled me to work with and develop close friendships with colleagues around the world.
What career advice would you give to students who are starting to apply for opportunities after university?
Take every opportunity to explore and experience new things at university to determine what you want to do. Pick an industry that you love. Work for a company that you believe in.
Can you describe the culture of J.P. Morgan?
J.P. Morgan offers a rewarding culture that is both innovative and stimulating, but most importantly one that brings out the best in its people. I work with an incredibly talented team that actively promotes an open, collaborative and supportive working environment. We are passionate about what we do and together we achieve great outcomes for our clients.
Why did you join J.P. Morgan?
J.P. Morgan is a truly world-class company. I was inspired by the consistent high quality of work that the firm engages in and the corresponding first-class investment banking talent that it attracts. J.P. Morgan gives me the opportunity to work, collaborate and learn from the industry’s best – the perfect place to begin my career.
What do you do at J.P. Morgan?
At J.P. Morgan I have been involved in a wide range of high profile transactions both domestically and internationally, including mergers, acquisitions and capital raisings. We support a variety of clients by providing strategic advice and helping them navigate complex issues as their trusted advisers. As an analyst, I conduct financial analysis on companies and industries, construct financial models and help determine solutions for clients.
Where do you see your career taking you?
J.P. Morgan has provided me with an outstanding start to a career in investment banking. I see myself being continually inspired and learning from the people around me. I aim one day to be able to do the same for others.